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An Inside Look At Swimmer Emotions on Race Day

A Change In Approach: Rephrasing Negative Self-Talk

Alabama Picks Up 2024 Verbal From Louisiana State Record Holder Marie Landreneau

Longhorns Keep Texas 5A State Champion Jeremy Kelly In State For 2024

5 Ways to Swim Faster - No Talent Needed!

MISCA Releases 2022 Michigan Dream Team For High School Season

24 Reasons Tomorrow Begins Today

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An Inside Look At Swimmer Emotions on Race Day

An Inside Look At Swimmer Emotions on Race Day You are awakened in the morning’s early hours by an alarm blaring for you to get up and prepare for today’s swim meet.  “Oh man, I wish I could sleep in today." Though it would be nice to sleep in a little longer, you know you have to get up and start g...

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A Change In Approach: Rephrasing Negative Self-Talk

A Change In Approach: Rephrasing Negative Self-Talk When swimmers look at tough sets or competition as a challenge, and not a threat, they perform better. When they are excited to race, and not fearful to step up on the block, they swim faster. So naturally, when a swimmer understands ...

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Longhorns Keep Texas 5A State Champion Jeremy Kelly In State For 2024

NEW COMMIT: The University of Texas has received yet another impressive verbal commitment for the 2024-25 season and beyond from in-state standout Jeremy Kelly of Georgetown, Texas. He will join Luke Stibrich, Brayden Taivassalo and Cooper Lucas as a member of the Longhorns’ Class of 2028. Regarding...

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5 Ways to Swim Faster - No Talent Needed!

By Makena Markert, Swimming World College Intern. Have you ever felt like you were doing everything you possibly could to get better and weren’t seeing results? Consider trying these five things that require absolutely no talent. If you incorporate them into your life, you just might see the improve...

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MISCA Releases 2022 Michigan Dream Team For High School Season

The Michigan Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (MISCA) released its annual Michigan Dream Team for girls swimming and diving, following the state championship meets this weekend. The MISCA Dream Team highlights the top swimmers Michigan in each event across all three divisions in the state, s...

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24 Reasons Tomorrow Begins Today

Midseason invitationals are now in full swing, and quick times have popped up around the country. More will be produced in the coming weeks, while others will refocus and prepare for the next stage of the season. At this juncture of the season, it is critical that athletes buckle down in training an...

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Forget Me Nots: Essential Items Needed For Every Swim Meet

Forget Me Nots: Essential Items Needed For Every Swim Meet Too often, swimmers need to remember their swim meet essentials. Coaches always have swimmers who may have forgotten the items they needed to race and found out too late. Swim meets can be hectic, and it's normal to forget specific equipment...

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Texas Longhorns Keep Versatile Luke Stibrich In State For 2024

NEW COMMIT: The University of Texas has kept a big recruit in the Lone Star State for 2024-25 as Luke Stibrich of Hubmle, Texas, has pledged his verbal commitment. He will join Brayden Taivassalo and Cooper Lucas as a member of the Longhorns’ Class of 2028. He told Swimming World: "I’m super excited...

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6 Important Things Learned During a Swimming Career

6 Important Things Learned During a Swimming Career I’ve been what you would call a swammer for about a month now. While I probably will pull a Brett Favre at some point and make my return to the pool as a Masters swimmer, at the moment I’m branching out and trying other things. Currently, it's weig...

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner: Swimming Edition

4 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner: Swimming Edition Hey little swimmers. When you think of the sport of swimming, what comes to mind? It's probably a certain time that you're dying to achieve, or ways to get better, or maybe it's the idea of a faster, stronger, better version of yourself. I'm not here t...

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Distance Ace Elise Clift Verbally Commits To Florida For 2024-25 Season

NEW COMMIT: The University of Florida has earned its second verbal commitment for the 2024-25 season and beyond, this time from Elise Clift of Mansfield, Texas. Her father attended Florida as well. Clift will join Gracie Weyant in Gainesville as a member of the Gators' Class of 2028. Regarding her c...